Wednesday, 27 November

Bournemouth University, Executive Business Centre

12.30pm Registation and buffet lunch



Welcome to Bournemouth
Kim Fletcher, chairman, NCTJ
Stephen Jukes, dean of the media school, Bournemouth University


Keynote address
John Ryley, head of Sky News




Journalism and the digital landscape
Chaired by Stephen Jukes, Bournemouth University
Peter Bale, vice president and general manager, CNN International Digital
Pete Clifton, executive producer, MSN UK
Liisa Rohumaa, journalism lecturer, Bournemouth University


Tea and cakes




Skills and the economics of journalism
Chaired by Andy Bissell, Bournemouth University
Tom Thomson, managing editor, The Herald and Times Group
Andy Martin, deputy editor/head of news, Bournemouth Echo
Frank Le Duc, editor, Brighton and Hove News and Latest TV



Session close

Residential delegates should make their way to Norfolk Royale Hotel


Drinks reception in the Ink Bar






Awards dinner in the Print Room

Course performance awards

Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2013

After dinner speaker: Mark Austin

Chairman’s award 2013 for an outstanding contribution to journalism training  

Thursday, 28 November

7.00am       Breakfast for residential delegates at the Norfolk Royale Hotel                           

Transfer from the hotel by coach to the university

Bournemouth University, Kimmeridge House, Talbot Campus

9.30am       Registration and refreshments                                
  Welcome and introduction
Joanne Butcher, chief executive, NCTJ




How the core journalism skills are changing
Chaired by Neil White, editor, Derby Telegraph and NCTJ board member
Ian Murray, editor-in-chief, Southern Daily Echo
Rachel Bartlett, editor,
Jake Wallis-Simons, features writer, Sunday Telegraph

11.00am Tea/coffee and pastries





Training responsible professionals
Chaired by Karen Fowler-Watt, associate dean of the media school, Bournemouth University
Ollie Joy, digital business journalist, CNN
Sandra Laville, crime correspondent, The Guardian
Donald Martin, editor, The Sunday Post and Weekly News, editor-in-chief, Newspapers DC Thomson & Co.
Andrew Wilson, head of journalism foundation, BBC

12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm Depart – transfer by coach to the station